June 20, 4pm EDT
Anastacia McCleskey, LaChanze, Eisa Davis & Saycon Sengbloh
In Atlantic Theater Company's production of "The Secret Life of Bees," which is set South Carolina, 1964, Lily Owens (Elizabeth Teeter), a restless white teenager, struggles with her merciless father and the haunting memory of her mother’s death. When Rosaleen (Saycon Sengbloh), her black caregiver, is beaten and jailed for asserting her right to vote, Lily’s rebellious spirit is ignited. She and Rosaleen escape on an adventure where they are taken in by a trio of black beekeeping sisters (Eisa Davis, LaChanze, Anastacia McCleskey). While Lily tries to unlock the secrets of her past, she and Rosaleen find solace in the mesmerizing world of bees and spirituality in this extraordinary tale of awakening, fellowship and healing.